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The Committee on the Judiciary moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Com. Sub. for S. B. 741-- “A Bill to amend and reenact §61-8A-3 the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, and to amend the same by adding thereto a new section, designated §61-8C-12, all relating to obscene materials; relating to removing bona fide schools, public libraries, and museums from the list of exemptions from criminal liability relating to distribution and display to minor of obscene matter; creating criminal penalties; relating to establishing the criminal offenses of creating, producing, distributing, or possessing with intent to distribute artificial intelligence-created visual depictions of child pornography when no actual minor is depicted; defining terms; clarifying that the visual depiction of a minor need not be of an actual person; and establishing criminal penalties.”